LEXINGTON, KY (April 4, 2013) – The 89th running of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland on April 13 will be broadcast live on NBC as part of the Road to the Kentucky Derby series, which is spotlighting six major prep races for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1). The 90-minute program, which begins at 4:30 p.m. (ET), will be hosted by Lexington native Tom Hammond and feature expert analysis from Randy Moss, Jerry Bailey, Kenny Rice and Donna Barton Brothers.
Wellington, FL – April 4, 2013 – Nordic Lights Farm and Eirin Bruheim wrapped up the last two weeks of the Winter Equestrian Festival with style. Bruheim has continued to shine throughout the circuit, working with new horses and representing her home country of Norway. The final weeks of the circuit were just as successful, as Bruheim went double clear at The Ridge at Wellington Grand Prix Finale with NLF Billy on Show.
Wellington, FL- April 3, 2013- The eighth annual Women’s Championship Tournament, the only women’s polo event-of-its-kind in the world, gets underway Thursday with three playoff-matches at Grand Champions Polo Club.
Wellington, FL- April 2, 2013- Tackeria, led by the all-around play of Matt Coppola, defeated Far Niente, 4-3, to win the inaugural USPA National Youth Polo Region 4 Tournament Series opener Tuesday at Everglades Polo Club.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 2, 2013 — The Pediatrician’s Circle is an annual fundraising tradition involving two notable Nashville institutions: the Iroquois Steeplechase and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. This year their fundraising efforts will honor outstanding Middle Tennessee pediatricians and benefit the hospital’s Palliative Care Program.
Kentucky-based race course to sponsor The Guilford Dudley, Jr. Memorial Flat Race for fourth year
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2013 – Kentucky Downs, America’s only European-style race course, will return as a sponsor of the Iroquois Steeplechase, set for May 11, 2013.
BALTIMORE, 04-02-13—The Maryland Jockey Club today announced Phil Vassar will headline a “Get Your Preak On” kickoff concert at Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Saturday, May 11. The 138thrunning of the Preakness Stakes (G1), the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown, will be held at historic Pimlico Race Course the following Saturday.
2013 Child Ambassador Maddie Wright
Murfreesboro native Madeline “Maddie” Wright is a kindergartener at Blackman Elementary. She enjoys many of the same things that any typical five-year-old would: painting pottery, going to the library and bookstore, attending Sunday School, taking gymnastic lessons, riding horses (the few times she’s been), loving animals of all kind (especially her dogs Stella and Sophia) and eating M&M pancakes, sunflower seeds and her Nana’s meatballs.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – As Kyle Lockett prepares to battle the best circuit cowboys in the country, he also has a duel looming in Oklahoma City.